by Walter Bucket on 16/09/14 at 9:11 am
(satireworld.com) Walter Bucket Presents: TRUE FACTS
1. The extremely rare purple and red striped zebras have only been spotted in downtown Washington city streets and high in Colorado.
2. There is even an ATM machine in Alaska’s major cities (of 1000 people or more), should you need some cold hard cash.
3. Wyoming was the first state where women were allowed to vote. The first to cast her vote? “Puss” Cheney.
4. Part of the official process of determining if the pope is really dead is to call in the Official Swiss Tickler.
5. On a footnote on Rock History, Jimi Hendrix lyrics in ‘Purple Haze’ were actually, “Excuse me, while I finish this pie.” The footnote was found in his sock on his right foot.
6. Fake Egyptian mummies have been sold for many years by locals. They take a dead person, leave him in the sun and dry heat for one year then wrap up the dry remains and leave him in backyard sun for another year, turning him once a month.
7. In inlets of Big Sur, California, bobcats prey on seagulls that bathe in clear mountain water. Many photographers get ready as soon as they see a bobcat with a decoy in it’s mouth, headed uphill.
8. Little Debbie cakes and other products were started by the McKees in 1960. They named their product after their granddaughter, Margaret.
9. Dieticians say that you need to eat 11 pounds of potatoes to gain one pound of weight. (Note: Even I can’t swallow that).
10. The first chain store was that of “A & P” in 1842. Back then, they used a lot of chains.
11. Teddy Roosevelt was the first President to ride in an automobile. The driver stated later that Teddy ruined the passenger door from beating it with his rider’s crop trying to get the car to speed up.
12. China’s Yellow River comes from their bad sewer systems. In fact, they are considering changing it to Orange River.